Stevie Wonder AND GROVER on Sesame Street! 197…

Stevie Wonder AND GROVER on Sesame Street! 1973, and yet, eternal

Marianne Faithfull’s record player, via

Marianne Faithfull’s record player, via

Joan Jett, Cherie Currie, The Runaways. April …

Joan Jett, Cherie Currie, The Runaways. April 1, 1977, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium

Aretha Franklin’s Grammy Award for Best Female…

Aretha Franklin’s Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for her 1971 single, “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” one of 8 in a row she won from 1968-75, via Billboard

And here’s the performance from that year’s Grammy telecast, which aired March 15, 1972 from New York’s Felt Forum.

Partying with The Who!

Partying with The Who!

Glastonbury Fayre, 1971

Glastonbury Fayre, 1971

Photo

Photo

aconversationoncool: Neil Young, Philadelphia…

aconversationoncool:

Neil Young, Philadelphia, 1973.

photo by Joel Bernstein

Turned into one of the most gorgeous, evocative album covers of the era by art director Gary Burden, for one of my all-time favorite albums by anyone, Time Fades Away. I haven’t found a single scan on the interwebz that does justice to the depth of the artwork and design, but this one comes close:

And if y’all have slept on this one, be sure to check it out on your favorite streaming services, including Spotify, Amazon, Neil’s official YouTube channel, and of course the Neil Young Archives.

Aretha Franklin, working up a mighty sweat for…

Aretha Franklin, working up a mighty sweat for “Rock Steady,” released November 26, 1971, from the album Young, Gifted and Black.

Aretha Franklin on Top of the Pops, July 30, 1…

Aretha Franklin on Top of the Pops, July 30, 1970, by Ron Howard